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The Conservative American Revolution
Recognizing the need to say something concerning the conservative nature of the Revolution, the author believes that a balance between the radical view of the Revolution and a strong injection of conservatism should be redressed in order to make our Revolution's achievement "stick." Co-published with the Society of the Cincinnati.
Author Biography: Samuel Eliot Morison (188...more
Hardcover, 48 pages
Published April 22nd 1975 by University Press of America
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This is actually a pretty boring read for a Morison book. I found it rather dry and uninvigorating but nonetheless it is important to get into the mind of Morison and his belief about history. Morison once wrote that "if the only thing to come out of the revolution was the Declaration of Independence, then it would still be worth it." In this book Morison examines the revolution, its participates, and its beginnings rather thoroughly. It is an incredibly small history book and I felt as though h ...more
Samuel Eliot Morison, son of John H. and Emily Marshall (Eliot) Morison, was born in Boston, Massachusetts, on 9 July 1887. He attended Noble’s School at Boston, and St. Paul’s at Concord, New Hampshire, before entering Harvard University, from which he was graduated with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in 1908. He studied at the Ecole Libre des Sciences Politiques, Paris, France, in 1908-1909, and retu ...moreMore about Samuel Eliot Morison...